Please join us for a virtual night in on September 17, 2020!

We are honoring all previously purchased tickets and sponsorships, and we look forward to celebrating with you all virtually. If you have purchased tickets or sponsorships and you have questions, please contact Amy O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@ourresilience.org.

Click here to view the Evening of Impact live stream!


Please click here to register for our 2020 Evening of Impact.

Individual General Admission Ticket $50 (includes a raffle ticket)



Thursday, September 17, 2020
6pm Central Time (CT)
Virtual (a link will be shared with attendees before the event)



Elizabeth and Michael Beaudin and Jonathan Center

Elizabeth and Michael Beaudin and Resilience Director of the Board Jonathan Center are thrilled to serve as Co-Chairs for the 17th Annual Evening of Impact.



Click here to purchase a sponsorship.
Click here to download our sponsorship packet.

Some sponsors hosting a socially distant house party for the event are eligible to receive a Celebrate at Home basket. More details about the items included in each basket will be announced soon.

To receive full sponsor benefits, please return your sponsorship form by September 8, 2020. For more information about becoming a sponsor, please contact Amy O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@ourresilience.org.


You can donate to the Evening of Impact by clicking here.

Thank you for choosing to support our 17th Annual Evening of Impact: Everyone Empowered. We are so grateful for your support of sexual violence response and prevention services in Chicago, and we can’t thank you enough for being a part of this important event.



Click here to view our silent auction items.
Click here to download our in-kind donation form.

You can register to participate in our silent auction, view items, and bid on items! Be sure to check the link regularly as we add more exciting items to our silent auction.



The Evening of Impact is Resilience’s largest annual gathering inviting donors, partners, friends, and allies to celebrate our impact in the lives of survivors and our continued work to create a world free of sexual assault, abuse, and harassment. Proceeds from the evening go toward supporting Resilience’s programs and services, helping to ensure that survivors and their communities continue to have access to vital resources and a place to heal.


For more information: please contact Amy O’Keeffe, Director of Development.

Our Evening of Impact website banner is designed by Pono Design Studio.


Luminary Sponsor

Elizabeth and Michael Beaudin

Leader Sponsor

Julie Kiefer & David Reinisch

Benefactor Sponsor

Iris and Robert Center & Becky and Jonathan Center
Denise and Donald Delves
Amy Everard
Beth Kallmyer
Kimberlee Harold
McKaye Whiteside & Jon Hussain
Kate Meyer
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Romanucci & Blandin

Partner Sponsor

Jacqueline Koesters & Roman Bira
Gary and Vicki Pines
Katherine Stabler

Ambassador Sponsor

Joel Andreesen
John Hartmann
Karen Hatfield
Sarah Hodgkins
Kyle Hodgkins
McCorkle Litigation Services
Jim and Sue Pajakowski
Marianne Ray
Erin Walton

Design Sponsor

To become a sponsor for the Evening of Impact, please contact Amy O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@ourresilience.org.



To become an in-kind sponsor of the Evening of Impact, please contact Amy O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@ourresilience.org.



Elizabeth Beaudin, Co-Chair
Michael Beaudin, Co-Chair
Jonathan Center, Co-Chair (Board Member)
Dr. Crystal Clark (Board Member)
Sarah King (Associate Board Member)
Kelley Kitley
Kate Meyer (Board Member)
Katherine Stabler
Sarah Wallace (Board Member)
McKaye Whiteside (Board Member)

To join the Evening of Impact Host Committee, please contact Amy O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@ourresilience.org.



Tom Andreesen, President
Lauren Pesa, Vice President
Jon Center, Treasurer
Julie Cameron, Treasurer
Beth Kallmyer, MSW, Secretary
Anne Biere
Dr. Crystal Clark, MD, MSc
Christal Henderson
Jackie Koesters
Bill Kral
Kate Meyer
Sarah Wallace
Gibbs Vandercook
McKaye Whiteside



Jennifer Zale, Chair
Mindu Jhattu
Michelle D. Morrow, Ed.D
Alexandra Musgrove

To join our silent auction committee, please contact Amy O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@ourresilience.org.



5 Eye Studio by Maria Filar
Alliance Francaise
Alpana Singh
Arthur Murray Chicago
Arthur Murray Lakeview
AWE Partners, LLC
Ballroom Dance Chicago
Bhavana Jain Designs
Bliss Joy Bull Bossy Chicago
BowWowMeow Pet Care
Carol’s Cookies
Centered on North
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Dance
Chicago Marriott Downtown
Chicago Zoological Society
Classic Kids Chicago
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Cooper’s Hawk
Court Theatre
Creative Solutions
Crosstown Fitness
Cry Baby CBD
Douglas J Aveda Institute
Dr. Angelo Makris
Encourage Coaching
First Ascent Climbing and Fitness
First Folio Theatre
Float Sixty
Giordano Dance Chicago
Great Lakes Tattoo
Hampton Social
HiFi Case
HoneyComb Home Designs
International Museum of Surgical Science
Jelly Belly
Joy of Eating
Karyn Ross Consulting
Kendra Scott
Lake Geneva Canopy Tours
Land and Sea Dpt
Latin Rhythms
Laura’s Kitchen Table
Learn Scuba Chicago
Lookingglass Theatre
Lou Malnati’s
Love Your Life with Misty
M2M Gifts
May I Have This Dance
MEI & Co.
Memory Beach
Midheaven Acupuncture
Midwest Animal Hospital
Naked by Nature
Nancy Rosen
Patty’s Bags
Penny’s Pastries
Pet Care Plus Resort & Spa
Pono Design Studio
PRP Wine International
Sanders Fine Portraits
She Runs It
Shedd Aquarium
Sili + Bells Bead Bar
Siskel Film Center
Skokie Country Club
Southwest Airlines
Stella & Dot
Steppenwolf Theatre
Studio Three
Sway Dance Chicago
That’s My Jam
The Second City
Windy City Live
Wines for Humanity
WODeration Health & Fitness Coaching
Zanies Comedy Club

To donate an item, experience, or gift to our silent auction, please contact Amy O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@ourresilience.org.